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Meaning and name origin

Bjorn \b-jo-rn\ as a boy's name is pronounced bee-YORN. It is of Scandinavian and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Bjorn is "bear". Variant of Bernard. Swedish tennis player Bjorn Borg.


Variations

Bjorn has 4 variant forms: Bjarn, Bjarne, Bjorne and Bjornsterne.

For more information, see also the related boy name Bern.


Popularity

Bjorn is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#87708 out of 88799, Top 99%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Bjorn for boys. Bjorn reached its highest rank of #96 in Sweden in 1998 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bjorn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bjorn outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Bjorn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Bjorn and Bernard. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bernard in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bjorn outside U.S.


Similar Names

Bjorn is also pronounced similarly to Born, Borne, Bourn, Burn and Byrn. Another suggested similar baby name is Gjorn. Like Bjorn, these names are not commonly used.

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